Leggings Pattern and tutorial

How to draft your own custom leggings pattern and sew leggings from So Sew Easy. Once the pattern is done, the sewing is so quick and easy, I'll be making lots of these in all sorts of fabrics!

In many parts of the world Autumn or Fall is here and Winter is on the way.  It’s time to think about wrapping up warm and adding an extra layer.  When I’m not in shorts, I’m in leggings.  So enjoy this free tutorial for a custom leggings pattern.   (There’s … Continue reading

Craftsy Blogger Awards – nominations required by 14th Oct

Craftsy Blogger Awards - Oct 2013. Vote for your favorite crafty blogs by 14th Oct.

This October, Craftsy are celebrating the creative bloggers who have truly inspired us all through their original content, vivid imagery and exceptional online personas. That’s why they are presenting the first ever Craftsy Blogger Awards, to honor those individuals who spend so many hours behind the scenes crafting the blogs … Continue reading

Altering sleeves and truing the pattern – Sew the Perfect Fit

Altering sleeves and armholes for sewing the perfect fit.

I’m embarking upon an epic fitting exercise and learning to sew the perfect fit this year, following along with the Craftsy course of the same name and the lovely instructor Lynda Maynard.  You can read Part 1 of the series at 2013 is the year of Sew the Perfect Fit, Part 2 … Continue reading